While some may believe the condition is temporary, it can actually lead to long-term or chronic health issues.
The patient returned to the U.S. from a trip to China on Feb. 2, and had been under self-quarantine.
South Korea said two people have died and 204 have been infected with the virus, quadruple the number of cases it had two days earlier.
Officials said the virus had been imported to prisons, and that no prisoners have died as a result of the outbreak.
The sticky substance would bind to implants or other devices, minimizing the risk for future complications.
At least 11 American evacuees transported to the U.S. from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship have tested positive for the coronavirus, as another doctor in China was pronounced dead from the virus on Friday.
The FBI has purchased $40,000 worth of hand sanitizer and face masks "in case the coronavirus becomes a pandemic in the United States," according to an acquisition document signed on Friday.